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    this is a graduation gift I made for a friend that is graduating Navy boot camp friday, I will be heading out to the Chicago area to see the ceremony and givce him his gift. It is made from 1/4 in poplar with a luane backer board. Stained with golden oak. I used a piece of rope around it as a frame as well as to try to make it resemble a life preserver, maybe failed there but I think it still came out looking pretty good.

    Wayne
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    Nice work Wayne!

    That is a mighty fine ship you scrolled there.

    The recipient should like that gift, and the rope adds a nice finishing touch.

    Congrats on a job well done.

    Regards,
    Marcel
    http://marleb.com
    DW788. -Have fun in the shop or it isn't a hobby anymore.

    NOTE: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

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    • #3
      Wayne,
      I'm sure your friend will be as proud of your gift, as you are of your friend.
      Very nice, very nice indeed.
      Thanks for Sharing
      Marsha
      LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL

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      • #4
        Getting pretty creative there eh Wayne? Looks good!! Go easy on the boot, and have a safe journey.
        Bill

        DeWalt 788



        aut viam inveniam aut faciam

        God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....

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        • #5
          Very nice. You are pretty creative in customizing patterns. I'm sure he will love it.

          Jim
          Jim
          DeWalt DW788 & Dremel 1680

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          • #6
            What a great gift. Where did you get the ship pattern?
            Please give the graduate my (our) best wishes and thank him for his efforts in watching over all of us. ( I gave Uncle Sam 11 years)
            One question what camera are you using?
            Rolf
            RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
            Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
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            And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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